To properly understand your boss you must first classify them. There are three broad categories most bosses fit into, they are autocratic, democratic and laissez-faire. The fact of the matter, is that we usually like our bosses (as with all people) when our body language compliments theirs. When we match, we feel like we naturally connect with them. However, if our styles clash we feel awkward or uncomfortable and feel like we constantly have to self-monitor. Here is a breakdown of the different types of bosses and how to handle them.